New Delhi, August 11
After almost a month-long tussle with Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot, Congress chief Sachin Pilot on Tuesday mentioned he has been assured that the AICC committee introduced by the celebration to handle his considerations, and that of the opposite aggrieved MLAs, will look into management situation within the state amongst different pending grievances.
He additionally mentioned that in his assembly with former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday, he had made no private calls for for any publish and asserted that he has left it to the celebration to resolve on his “future role”.
After his assembly with Rahul and Priyanka, the Congress issued an announcement, saying Pilot will work within the “interest of the Congress”, and a three-member committee shall be set as much as handle his grievances and that of different aggrieved MLAs, signalling an “amicable resolution” of almost a month-long Rajasthan disaster forward of the essential meeting session from August 14.
In an interview to PTI, Pilot mentioned the problems raised by him and the MLAs supporting him weren’t private in nature.
“It was about governance structures, delivery of promises, it was about collective and participative leadership in the state which we thought was not in line with what was expected of the Congress government,” the previous Rajasthan deputy chief minister mentioned.
“Those issues we wanted to raise with the party leadership which we have, and I am happy and thankful to the Congress president (Sonia Gandhi) who has taken cognizance of these issues and will address all our grievances in a time bound manner through the committee which the AICC has announced,” he mentioned.
Asked what assurance was given to him by the celebration on key calls for raised by the MLAs supporting him like issues in working underneath Gehlot’s management, Pilot mentioned, “All pending issues, including leadership issue in Rajasthan, will be looked into by the committee”.
“I have raised those issues individually and collectively and the committee will take a call after reviewing all aspects. The roadmap for redressal is already in place. I just hope it is achieved as soon as possible,” Pilot mentioned.
Asked if he could be given a task in AICC by the celebration, the 42-year-old chief mentioned he could be completely happy to do what’s requested of him by the celebration, however asserted that he has labored arduous in Rajasthan, and it was his “karmabhoomi”.
“I leave it to the party to decide what is it that I need to do. I am committed to the people of Rajasthan, my constituents and the promises that I made to them,” he added.
On the tough phrases utilized by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot towards him like “nikamma”, Pilot mentioned, “I am also a human being, so I felt deeply sad and hurt when I heard the choice of words, but I chose not to respond in the same fashion because two wrongs don’t make a right”.
“I think in public life and in politics we have to maintain the dignity of discourse. One may oppose, one may not agree, one may have a difference of opinion but I think one should refrain from using un-parliamentary, derogatory and personal attacks sort of a language,” he mentioned.
For 5 lengthy years he toiled in Rajasthan to kind the federal government however all these damaging qualities about him “were not seen, but now they are being talked about”, he added.
However, he mentioned Gehlot is a really senior particular person and regardless of all that’s being talked about, “I have nothing but regard and warmth to offer him”.
Asked about allegations that he and MLAs supporting him loved BJP’s “hospitality”, Pilot mentioned that in the previous few weeks numerous “kite flying” was finished, numerous tales had been planted and numerous hearsay mongering was finished to offer a “different colour” to our considerations.
“From day one, I had said we are all Congress MLAs, we are firmly in the Congress party and I stand vindicated today,” he mentioned. — PTI